Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Lagoon Nebula  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6526  ·  NGC 6530  ·  The star 7Sgr  ·  The star 9Sgr
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M8 - Lagoon Nebula

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M8 - Lagoon Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 8

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI071MC Cooled

Mounts: iOptron CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 8

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290mini

Focal reducers: Celestron C8 Edge HD 0.7x Focal Reducer

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  PoleMaster  ·  PHD2  ·  AstroPhotography Tool  ·  Deep Sky Stacker

Filters: Optolong L-eNhance

Accessory: Celestron OAG


Dates:July 24, 2020

Frames:Optolong L-eNhance: 33x300" (2h 45') (gain: 100.00) -5C bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 45'

Darks: 33

Flats: 25

Avg. Moon age: 4.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.75%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3918347

RA center: 18h 4' 2"

DEC center: -24° 18' 57"

Pixel scale: 1.464 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.030 degrees

Field radius: 0.506 degrees


Resolution: 2000x1482

Locations: ASKC DSS, Amoret, Missouri, United States

Data source: Traveller

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